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  • Ten(ish): Horror - Peace and Quiet by Katie Peña-Van Zile. 10-minute horror play

    Peace and Quiet

    Written By: Katie Peña-Van Zile
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 4 actors (suggested casting: 2F, 2M)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
     A support group for individuals suffering from tinnitus takes an eerie turn when they discover the cause of the ringing in their ears might be more sinister than actual science.    This play is part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Horror.
  • Ten(ish): Horror - Capsule by Heather McDonald, 10-minute horror play

    Capsule

    Written By: Heather McDonald
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 3 actors (2M, 1 any)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    When a beloved park is scheduled to become a parking lot, three friends are forced to dig up their time capsule a bit earlier than they had planned. What they dig up about their shared past will change them all forever.  This play is part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Horror.
  • Ten(ish): Horrors - Viewings by Del Martin, 10-minute horror play

    Viewings

    Written By: Del Martin
    Length: 10 - 15 minutes
    Cast Size: 5-6 actors (suggested casting: 6F)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    You never quite know what you're getting when you buy an old house. The past may still echo within its walls. For Deirdre, who is on the run from her own past, a new home means an escape, but it also comes with some unexpected inhabitants.   This play is part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Horror.
  • Ten(ish): Horror - Mirror by Elissa Huang, 10-minute horror play

    Mirror

    Written By: Elissa C. Huang
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 3 actors (3F)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    When Juniper purchases an old mirror at a garage sale, she gets more than she bargained for. What awakens when she gazes within? A haunting and evocative play about the demons we try to forget. This play is part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Horror.
  • Ten(ish): Horror - Trust Fall by Weston Scott 10-minute play

    Trust Fall

    Written By: Weston Scott
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 3 actors (3F)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    Jackie hasn’t been the same since her sister Sadie died. Luckily, Dani has been there to guide her through her grief. But when Jackie leads Dani to the maw of a cave on the one year anniversary of Sadie’s death, this friendship will be pushed to the limit as they step further and further into the darkness.   This play is part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Horror.
  • A Talkback by Patrick Greene, a ten-minute play, part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Comedies - Stage Partners

    A Talkback

    Written By: Patrick Greene
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 6 actors (6 any)
    Genre: Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Once in a while, after the actors have taken their final bows, the audience of a play is given the opportunity to interact with an actual, living playwright. But talkbacks don't always go as planned, and sometimes a writer can face difficult questions, and hungry theatregoers that demand more than the playwright is willing to give. A Talkback is a comedy about the absurdity of facing your aud...
  • Ten(ish): Horror - Getting To The Bottom by Frank Harts. 10-minute horror play

    Getting to the Bottom

    Written By: Frank Harts
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 2 actors (1M, 1 any)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    Ben has nowhere to hide from his intense fear of clowns when best buddy Jordan takes it upon himself to rid Ben of his phobia once and for all in this immersive, nightmare of a play. This play is part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Horror.
  • A Stitch Here or There: A Sock Tragedy in One Act by Aeneas Sagar Hemphill, a ten-minute play, part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Comedies - Stage Partners

    A Stitch Here or There: A Sock Tragedy in One Act

    Written By: Aeneas Sagar Hemphill
    Length: 10 minutes
    Cast Size: 3-6 actors
    Genre: Dramedy, Comedy
    Synopsis:
    What happens to the socks that disappear in the laundry? What about the ones left behind? When Cotton loses the other half of her pair, she looks for answers. A Stitch Here or There is a soulful comedy about loss... with sock puppets. This play is part of the short play collection Ten(ish): Comedies.
  • Beauty Kweenz - Stage Partners

    Beauty Kweenz

    Written By: Diana Burbano
    Length: 10-15 minutes
    Cast Size: 3 actors, female
    Genre: Dramedy, Comedy
    Synopsis:
    Little Miss Junior Orange County is a fierce competition as three girls vie for the crown. The battle is heated until hey discover they have much more in common than dumb grown up standards of beauty. This play is part of the short play collection It's Her Say and can be licensed separately or as part of the collection.
  • Girl, Period - Stage Partners

    Girl, Period

    Written By: Stephanie Shearer
    Length: 10-15 minutes
    Cast Size: 6 actors (5F, 1M)
    Genre: Drama
    Synopsis:
    Amidst the fight for equal access to hygiene products in her school, Lydia discovers that stereotypes and oppression can come in many different forms. This play is part of the short play collection It's Her Say and can be licensed separately or as part of the collection.
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